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Rentrak Announces Worldwide Box Office Results For Weekend Of December 30, 2012

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LOS ANGELES, Dec. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Rentrak Corporation (Nasdaq: RENT), the global leader in box office measurement, today announced the worldwide weekend box office estimates for the weekend of December 30, 2012 as compiled by the company's Box Office Essentials™ and International Box Office Essentials theatrical measurement services.

As the trusted standard for all studio box office reporting, Rentrak provides intelligence into overnight theatre-level reporting across the global theatrical market. Coupled with the official reported data, studios are able to analyze admissions and gross results in over 50 territories using Rentrak's suite of products.

Rentrak's President of Theatrical Worldwide, Ron Giambra commented, "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is the No. 1 film in the world for the third consecutive weekend with an estimated weekend gross of $139 million from 63 markets. The film only dropped 12% from last weekend. The current worldwide total now stands at $687 million. Also, Skyfall is now over $1 billion worldwide after this weekend."

The top-12 domestic weekend box office estimates listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, December 30, 2012 are below.

  1. Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, The - Warner Bros. - $32.9M
  2. Django Unchained - The Weinstein Company - $30.7M
  3. Les Miserables - Universal - $28.0M
  4. Parental Guidance - 20th Century Fox - $14.8M
  5. Jack Reacher - Paramount - $14.0M
  6. This Is 40 - Universal - $13.2M
  7. Lincoln - Disney - $7.5M
  8. Guilt Trip, The - Paramount - $6.7M
  9. Monsters, Inc. - Disney - $6.4M
  10. Rise Of The Guardians - Paramount - $4.9M
  11. Skyfall - Sony - $4.6M
  12. Silver Linings Playbook - The Weinstein Company - $4.1M

Full details regarding the global domestic and international box office results are listed in the table below.


 Weekend BO Estimate  (USD)

 Weekend Release Cume  (USD)

 Distributor

Title

 Worldwide

 Int'l

 Domestic

 Worldwide

 Int'l 

 Domestic

Int'l

No. of Territories

Domestic

Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, The

139,420,000

106,500,000

32,920,000

686,703,000

464,000,000

222,703,000

 WB

63

 WB

Les Miserables

66,327,440

38,300,000

28,027,440

116,165,865

48,700,000

67,465,865

 UNI

9

 UNI

Life Of Pi

43,025,000

39,200,000

3,825,000

304,695,184

220,000,000

84,695,184

 FOX

57

 FOX

Jack Reacher

32,110,000

18,100,000

14,010,000

67,161,000

22,500,000

44,661,000

 PAR

33

 PAR

Django Unchained

30,688,000

-

30,688,000

64,008,265

-

64,008,265

 MUL

1

 TWC

Wreck-It Ralph

22,405,000

20,400,000

2,005,000

275,855,000

100,200,000

175,655,000

 DIS

41

 DIS

Parental Guidance

21,800,000

7,000,000

14,800,000

36,588,692

7,000,000

29,588,692

 FOX

8

 FOX

Rise Of The Guardians

16,500,000

11,600,000

4,900,000

255,430,000

165,200,000

90,230,000

 PAR

60

 PAR

Skyfall

14,900,000

10,300,000

4,600,000

1,000,246,774

710,600,000

289,646,774

 SNY

61

 SNY

This Is 40

13,185,850

-

13,185,850

37,191,140

75,000

37,116,140

 UNI

1

 UNI

Lincoln

7,509,000

-

7,509,000

132,039,000

-

132,039,000

 DIS

1

 DIS

Guilt Trip, The

6,700,000

-

6,700,000

21,102,000

-

21,102,000

 PAR

1

 PAR

Tower, The

6,600,000

6,600,000

-

6,700,000

6,700,000

-

 CJ

1

 CJ

Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2

6,450,000

4,000,000

2,450,000

806,129,776

520,000,000

286,129,776

 MUL

75

 LGF

Monsters, Inc.

6,363,000

-

6,363,000

18,490,000

-

18,490,000

 DIS

1

 DIS

Pitch Perfect

6,358,295

6,200,000

158,295

93,103,578

28,700,000

64,403,578

 UNI

16

 UNI

Silver Linings Playbook

4,110,000

-

4,110,000

36,060,722

8,700,000

27,360,722

 MUL

1

 TWC

De L'autre Cote Du Periph

4,000,000

4,000,000

-

9,000,000

9,000,000

-

 MUL

1

-

Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away

3,700,000

1,300,000

2,400,000

14,807,000

7,400,000

7,407,000

 PAR

6

 PAR

© Rentrak

*Territory is a movie studio term for regions of the world consisting of various countries

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About Rentrak Corporation:

Rentrak (NASDAQ: RENT) is a global digital media measurement and research company, serving the most recognizable companies in the entertainment industry. With a reach across numerous platforms including box office, multi-screen television, and home video, Rentrak has developed more efficient metrics to be used as database currencies for the evaluation and selling of media. Rentrak is headquartered in Portland, Oregon, with additional U.S. and international offices. For more information on Rentrak, please visit www.rentrak.com.

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